The Arc New London County
The Arc New London County is driven by a vision of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities enjoying their lives as fully participating members of their communities. The organization provides opportunities for growth, support and Inclusion to residents of the cities and towns in New London County.
Towns / Cities Served
Baltic, Bozrah, Colchester, East Lyme, Franklin, Gales Ferry, Griswold, Groton, Hanover, Jewett City, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Lords Point, Lyme, Mohegan, Montville, Morningside Park, Mystic, New London, Niantic, Noank, North Lyme, North Stonington, Norwich, Norwichtown, Oakdale, Occum, Old Lyme, Pawcatuck, Preston, Salem, Sprague, Stonington, Taftville, Uncasville, Versailles, Voluntown, Waterford, Yantic.
Day Services: Supported Employment (group and individual), Vocational Training, Life Skills Training and School-to-Work Transition services (Thomas J. Sullivan Employment Transition Center - ETC), Day Support Options (Community Integration Program - CIP)
Residential Services and Supports: Through the merger with Seacorp, Inc., The Arc now operates twelve residences in nine communities in Southeastern Connecticut serving a total of 56 residents:
Colchester is home to 4 individuals; East Lyme is home to 6 individuals; Gales Ferry is home to 4 individuals; Groton is home to 5 individuals; Lebanon is home to 3 individuals; Ledyard is home to 5 individuals with one bed for Respite; Niantic is home to 5 individuals; Norwich is home to 14 individuals in three homes; Waterford is home to 10 individuals in two homes.
Community Life & Advocacy(formerly REC): Approximately 111 participants. Programs run 3-4 evenings a week and every Saturday. CL&L is a Certified Special Olympics chapter.
NOTE: The Arc New London County also hosts the Southeastern CT Self Advocacy group, People Meeting People.
Respite Services: 1 overnight respite bed and The Arc Network (at www.thearcnlc.org), an online system for families and caregivers to contract in-home respite service hours directly with pre-approved Arc staff.
Individualized Home Supports (IHS): Providing fully individualized services and supports to 56 individuals and families in New London, Tolland and Windham Counties.
Camp Harkness Summer Camp Program: An 8-week residential camp program on Long Island Sound in Waterford, Connecticut serving more than 300 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities available to anyone in the State of Connecticut. Contact: Jen Hickey at firstname.lastname@example.org.